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Innovation Challenge for Entrepreneurship 2021

(Go to ICE-21 UK)

ICE-21 is a virtual competition on Innovation and Entrepreneurship for all University students – no matter what subject you study or how tech savvy you are. You will have the opportunity to work with other students, develop your ideas, be mentored by leading employers, win prizes and so much more..... Check out what participants in our previous hackathons have to say!

You will collaborate virtually with your team to finalise a business plan in the first 3 weeks of March. A panel of judges will then select the top teams to develop prototypes of their ideas over 3 days in early-April (details below). Download your information booklet for more details.

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Our employer partners

Here are some of the companies that will be mentoring you during your hackathon journey!

Our impact

ICE-21 has already made a huge impact. There are currently:

  • 237 Students

  • in

  • 78 Teams

  • from

  • 34 Universities

Sign-up process

It’s simple, quick and free!

  • Select

    Select the track* you want to work on below, which will take you to the registration page.

  • Register

    Once on the registration page you can register by logging into your account (or signing up for a new one).

  • Team Up

    In the registration process you can create your team by inviting your friends or join an existing team.

*If you haven't made your mind up yet or want to participate in more than one track, register separately for each chosen track.

Watch the ICE-21 information webinar HERE

Select the track you intend to work on

Download the brochure to find out more information about the tracks

Key dates and milestones

You will also be invited to join mentor sessions, optional workshops and socials.


Registration opens1 Feb

Registration closes27 Feb


Phase-11 Mar - 20 Mar

Phase-1 results1 Apr


Phase-26 Apr - 8 Apr

Final results8 Apr



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    Network and be mentored by leading employers

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    Develop your own entrepreneurial ideas

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    Form a team with your friends or meet new students by joining a team

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    Add to your digital portfolio and CV

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    Win prizes for your very own ideas!

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    Get to know university students from over 100 UK Universities

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